Kali magazine presses for titanium dioxide to be removed from drugs


On December 22, 2021, the new consumer magazine Kali was launched. The cover story of its January-February 2022 issue is on the presence of nanoparticles “everywhere” (food, clothing, cosmetics …) and on the 800 drugs containing titanium dioxide.
AVICENN contributed to this issue, by answering journalists’ questions and by rereading some articles.

Among the media that have reported on this dossier, a France 3 report released on December 24, emphasized the need for pharmaceutical companies to find appropriate solutions within three years to eliminate titanium dioxide while ensuring “that the quality, safety and efficacy of medicines remain preserved”.

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